Eileen is a native of Lexington, Kentucky and graduated with a psychology degree from the University of Kentucky. Her passion for primates was sparked by an internship at the PRC in 2003. In 2004, Eileen began working at the PRC as a caregiver, and she has overseen the daily care of the primates for over a decade. Through the years, Eileen has served as Animal Care & Staff Supervisor, Sanctuary Manager, and Assistant Director. The Board of Directors selected Eileen as Executive Director in September 2017 upon April Truitt’s retirement.